O.B. Robertson

Osborne Bragg Robertson

Full Name: Osborne Bragg Robertson
Date of birth: November 23, 1861
Date of death: January 12, 1941

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 82 Jan 14, 1913 - Jan 12, 1915 33rd   Democrat Waelder / Gonzales   Gonzales

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House District 82
Jan 14, 1913 - Jan 12, 1915
Legislatures: 33rd  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Waelder / Gonzales
Counties in district: Gonzales

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Resolutions and Journal entries

  • O.B. Robertson. House Journal.
  • SCR 8, 42nd Legislature, R.S., Appreciation of Brigadier-General Robert Lamar Robertson, "soon to retire to private life after four years of efficient and illustrious service as Adjutant General of the State of Texas," filed with Governor's signature 1/22/1931. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, O.B. Robertson, 1/15/1941, p. 11. Widow Susan Robertson; "He was the father of the late State Adjt. Gen. Lamar Robertson." Austin American.
  • Osborne Bragg Robertson, biographical sketch and photo of O.B. Robertson House, Gonzales, Texas. Gonzales Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Other Resources

  • Census of 1900 - O.B. Robertson, Waelder, Gonzales County, age 39, born November 1861 in Mississippi, farmer, spouse Susan.
    Census of 1910 - Osborne B. Robertson, Gonzales County, age 47, born circa 1863 in Mississippi, farmer, spouse Susan.
    Census of 1920 - O.B. Robertson, Gonzales, Gonzales County, age 58, born circa 1862 in Mississippi, farmer, spouse Sussie.
    Census of 1930 - Osborne B. Robertson, Gonzales, Gonzales County, age 67, born circa 1863 in Mississippi, president - bulk yard, spouse Susan.
    Census of 1940 - O. Bragg Robertson, Gonzales, Gonzales County, age 77, born circa 1863 in Mississippi, spouse Susan. FamilySearch. 1900 1910 1920 1930 1940
  • O.B. Robertson, birth date 11/23/1861 in Arkabutla, Mississippi; death date 1/12/1941 in Gonzales, Gonzales County, Texas; farmer and ranchman, brick manufacturer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Osborne Bragg Robertson (1861-1941), photo, burial in Gonzales Masonic Cemetery. Find a Grave.
  • D.B. Robertson. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
  • Funeral gathering at the Gonzales home of Mrs. and Mrs. G.B. [sic] Robertson, Sr., mentioned in son Robert Lamar Robertson's obituary, "Tribute Paid to Gen. Robertson," Palacios Beacon, 6/11/1931, p. 1, crediting Palacios Library. "General Robertson was the only man ever commended by the Texas Legislature for his services as Adjutant General." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Obituary, Robert Lamar Robertson, son of Mr. and Mrs. O.B. Robertson of Gonzales, "Lamar Robertson to Be Buried With All Military Services," Pampa Morning Post, 6/5/1931, p. 6, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • [O.B. Robertson House], Gonzales, Texas, crediting Texas Historical Commission. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • 33rd Legislature (1913) - D.B. Robertson, postoffice Waelder, nativity Mississippi, age 49 (born circa 1864), stock farmer, 35 years in Texas, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.


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33rd R.S. - 1913
Banks and Banking  
Congressional Districts  
Enrolled Bills (Vice Chair) 
Private Corporations  
Public Buildings and Grounds  
Stock and Stock Raising  

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